Precalculus

Fall 2018

syllabus  (important dates included)        Math Help Sessions/Office Hours:  see wp.bridgewater.edu/mhoover for times

Review Materials: Exam 1:  1st half trig Exam 2: 2nd half trig Exam 3:  logs
 inverse trig worksheet answers
review sheet answers  Easy review sheet answers review sheet answers
 Harder review sheet answers
blank practice exam    blank practice exam  blank practice exam
practice exam solutions   practice exam solutions  practice exam solutions

 

Homework:  Due Fridays- this is a list of required problems… you should do additional problems until you are comfortable with the material.

Section Due Date Problems      5th edition
not due Algebra Review
 Mon 9/3 Syllabus Quiz
4.2 Mon 9/3 1-17(odd), 22-26,29,31,33     Note:  coincide means land on the same spot Note:  the answer to number 33 is incorrect, can you tell why?

This video helps going around the unit circle.

4.3 Fri 9/7 1-23(odd),18b
4.4 Mon 9/17 1-27(odd)
1.6 9/17 1,4,5,7-14,17,19,21,33,37,43
9/17 watch this video on symmetry
1.2 9/21 37-45(odd),51
1.6 9/21 25,27,29ab,31abc,51-57,58
9/21 worksheet on “assorted function problems” from class
self assessment given in class
1.4 9/21 1-8,9-13(odd),19-31(odd),35,39-43 (Be sure to follow directions and find the intercepts too!)
more 4.4 9/28 48,50
more 4.4 9/28 25-51(odd),52,53
4.5 9/28 1-13(odd),19-24 (on 19-22 you can do either part a or b instead of both, if you like)
TEST 1:

Oct 1

 

TEST 1 DATE
4.6 10/5 1-11(odd),15,29,31 and problems a, b on this worksheet
10/12 31,35, problems c,d,e on this worksheet
2.3 10/12 9,10,11,13,14
4.6 10/12 19,21,23
4.7 10/12 video on sum and difference formula

1,3,5

4.7 10/19 7-15(odd),17,21,31,34,38,39,41,42
2.4 10/26 1-14(odd)                solutions to worksheet from class on 2.4/compositions
2.5 10/26 1-7,10,13,15-17            solutions to worksheet from class on 2.5/inverses
 2.5 10/26 19-29(odd),37 (on 29: give an answer not in the back of the book!)
4.8 10/26 1-6 (all),7-35(odd)    solutions to worksheet from class on 4.8/ inv trig
2.4 10/29 MON 15-17(odd),21a,22,29 (Hint on #22)
Mon 10/29 worksheet from class on compositions and solutions
Wed 10/31 TEST 2
Fri 11/2 watch the video on transformations
Wed 11/7 video on completing the square
2.2 11/9 1-8,9-25(odd),26,34
1.8 11/9 1,7,9,13,15,17,19,27 (find the vertex and x-intercepts of the parabolas in 27)
5.2 11/14 1-9(odd),19,35,37-39
no video due wed….
5.3 11/19 1-21(odd),27,31-39(odd),42,44,45-53(odd),52,59-63,65
5.4 11/26 2,3,5,13,15
11/28  TEST 3
11/30 Watch this video on the Rational Zero Test
3.2 11/30 1,2,3-17(odd),23-29,31,32
on 1,2:  look carefully, one of the equations doesn’t go with any picture…
3.3 12/7 1-21(odd),25
3.4 12/7 1,2,3,8,11-21(odd),31,35,39
here are solutions to the packet from class on asymptotes
3.6 12/7 3,5,9,13-29(odd),31-47(odd),51,53
here are solutions to the packet from class on complex stuff
3.5 skip this! 1,4,5,11,12